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Congress shares blame with BP
June 25, 2010 – 8:47 pm | No Comment

I am really getting a little tired of hearing …

Recycling could be an easy thing
February 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Recycling could be an easy thing | Test

Editor:
Thoughts on recycling from Mac Martin, Mayor of Central
Recycling should be an easy thing, unless you live in Pickens County. What is recycling?

Investigation could have saved us insanity
February 18, 2010 – 7:02 pm | No Comment
Investigation could have saved us insanity | Test

Editor:
I would like to thank the council for including me on tonight’s agenda. I had tried to contact my local council person, however, his phone denies access to incoming callers and I felt I had no other recourse than to attend tonight’s meeting to voice my opinion regarding the recent proposal to outsource the countywide reassessment.

Zoning work went exactly as intended
February 18, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Zoning work went exactly as intended | Test

Editor:
Once again, the newspaper has resorted to partially reporting a story. In the Feb. 10 edition, related to zoning, your reporter quoted several planning commissioners about their concerns related to the Luther Land area rezoning petition. You failed, however, to quote Commissioner Andrea Heller, who pointed out that Mr. Royer’s petitioning efforts coupled with the planning staff’s notification process had worked exactly as the Zoning Enabling Ordinance intended.

‘We have met the enemy, and it is us’
February 17, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
‘We have met the enemy, and it is us’ | Test

Editor:
The cost of health care is a huge issue. Who is to blame? Depending on which politician you hear, it is the greed of either the insurance companies, or the doctors, or the hospitals or the trial lawyers.

Together, we can make a difference
February 16, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Together, we can make a difference | Test

Editor:
I am encouraging my fellow citizens to attend the Oconee County Democratic Party Precinct Re-organization meeting at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium, 101 E. North Broad, Walhalla on Feb. 20, at 10 a.m.

Kudos to those fixing local eyesores
February 16, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Kudos to those fixing local eyesores | Test

Editor:
As I write this (Feb. 5), my yard, front and back, is flooded again for the umpteenth time due to a lack of proper storm drainage on the part of the city of Walhalla.

Graham cheered for clean energy support
February 11, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Graham cheered for clean energy support | Test

Editor:
I am encouraged to know that U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.), is continuing his bipartisan effort to support the Clean Energy and Climate Change legislation.

Have pride — don’t litter
February 11, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Have pride — don’t litter | Test

Editor:
Acronyms that have meaning can challenge and encourage us all!

Water polluting regulations not new
February 8, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Water polluting  regulations not new | Test

I was astonished when I read the letter “Thumbscrew Environmentalism” in your Feb. 2 edition.